“He is a phenomenal, worldwide business leader, a thinker, a doer,” Coughlin said. “He is committed to winning. There is no quick fix in changing a culture, an attitude. But everyone here is working on the mental toughness, the physical toughness, the ability to run the ball, not Buy Cheap Jerseys turning the ball over. It’s an easier thing to speak than to do. He is not always here because of his various business ventures around the world. But he is very much involved and in constant communication.
He’s not necessarily the most expensive quarterback on the Week 1 board, but he’s far from cheap. Considering the matchup, however, he’s my quarterback of choice. Oakland’s defense wasn’t especially good on any front in 2016 and didn’t improve much during the offseason. Against quarterbacks specifically, they graded well below-average defensively. Expect more of the same out of the gate. — Tristan H. Cockcroft
Belichick rescued Hogan from Buffalo, and the former college lacrosse player has rewarded his faith by emerging as one of the league’s most dangerous deep threats. His 17.9 yards per catch last fall tied for the NFL lead alongside Washington’s DeSean Jackson. He and Cooks have the athletic chops to keep safeties up on Saturday nights, and their ability to stretch the field will open up plenty of short and intermediate routes for the rest of the team’s receivers.
Mitchell, entering his second season as a pro, has shown considerable growth after coming to New England as a fourth-round draft pick in 2016. He came on strong to end Cheap NFL Jerseys USA last season and showed he’s capable of handling starting duties as a versatile wideout who can work inside the hashmarks or along the sideline. He had six catches for 70 yards in the biggest game of his career — Super Bowl 51.